October 25, 1783

“I became an actor in that important drama with an inflexible resolution to persevere through the last scene, when we might be permitted and acknowledged to enjoy what we had so nobly declared we would possess, or lose with our lives – Freedom and Independence!” Deborah  Sampson

Deborah Sampson received an honourable discharge from the Continental army after serving one and a half years disguised as her deceased brother, Robert Shurtieff Sampson.

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